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Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29 Million This Year Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29 Million This Year

Though they had a rough beginning and much opposition from big music labels, streaming music platforms are now finally taking off in a big way. Analyst firm ABI Research today estimated that worldwide subscriptions for on-demand music streaming will reach …

Senate Wants Somebody To Argue For Your Privacy In The FISA Court Senate Wants Somebody To Argue For Your Privacy In The FISA Court

The NSA can spy on just about everything you do. The agency is able to do this thanks to the FISA Court – a secretive judicial system that approves or denies government requests to collect data. The only problem is …

Olivia Nuzzi Turns Barbara Morgan’s Words Into Twitter Bio Olivia Nuzzi Turns Barbara Morgan’s Words Into Twitter Bio
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Olivia Nuzzi, the now-infamous intern for Anthony Weiner who was blasted earlier this week by his communications director, Barbara Morgan, has turned some nasty words around in a cheeky bio for her Twitter page. Nuzzi was slammed by Morgan on …

50,000 lbs Of Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Fears

The National Beef Packing Co. has recalled around 50,000 pounds of ground beef over fears that it may be contaminated with the dread E. Coli bacteria. The Kansas company’s products are shipped all around the country, so the recall is …

DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July

As terms like “NSA” and “PRISM” start to embody the modern-day bogey man for many who take ideas like privacy seriously, a small, but increasing amount of web users alter their behavior accordingly. This means leaving popular services like Google, …

Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android

As previously reported, Netflix has finally announced the launch of user profiles. The feature appears to be launching in every market that Netflix currently operates in, and is rolling out over the next few days for the website, iPad, iPhone, …

Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban

Major League Baseball’s battle with performance enhancing drugs has been widely documented, including here on WPN, but the latest string of players being persecuted for use is starting to show just how damage the fight can be to the sport. …

Lindsay Lohan Done With Rehab…With Conditions

Lindsay Lohan was released from rehab on Tuesday after a 90-day stay, but a judge has ruled that she must see a therapist at least three times a week until next year. “If these sessions are not required by the …

Curse of Chucky Red Band Trailer Released

Just like most of their antagonists, horror franchises never die. It’s an unwritten rule of some sort. So, the fact that a movie titled Curse of Chucky is on the way should come as now surprise to movie-goers. Though the …

NJ Restaurants Fined $500,000 For Liquor Violation

As reported here on WPN, a sting called “Operation Swill” recently raided 29 bars and restaurants, 13 of which were T.G.I. Fridays, on accusations that they were selling customers cut-rate alcohol and claiming it was top-shelf product. Today massive fines …

Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast

Last week, Google surprised everyone with the announcement of Chromecast. It’s a little dongle that plugs into your TV via HDMI and delivers video content straight to your television with little to no hassle. The device launched with support for …

New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage

The recent striking by fast food workers in many large cities has prompted an undergraduate student to publish a controversial study about McDonald’s food prices. The question has recently been repeatedly asked (particularly in the wake of a distressing financial …

PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts

Following a disappointing holiday season, PC sales have been on the decline for the first half of 2013. Even the release of a new Windows operating system wasn’t enough to buoy sales of traditional PCs. The prevailing opinion is that …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh.

Any press is good press, right? Especially when the press is talking about the press itself. Two weeks ago, Rolling Stone magazine decided to put a giant image of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover. Not a …

Capcom’s Deep Down Gets A New Trailer

Deep Down was one of the more ambitious titles that we saw at Sony’s PS4 reveal in February. It was a brand new IP from Capcom, and it looked absolutely stunning. The game skipped E3, but it looks like Capcom …

Kristen Cavallari Designing Sexy NFL Dresses Now
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Kristen Cavallari, the former “Hills” star and new wife to Jay Cutler, has started designing her own clothing line for Junk Food and NFL Women’s Apparel. The first design sketches have been released, and they show some body-baring styles that …

Grand Theft Auto V Sails Through Australian Ratings Board

This week the Australian Classification Board gave the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V an “R 18+” rating. The game’s rating, Australia’s highest for video games, was based mostly on the drug use seen in the game, which the board cited …

Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer

Today, Google is honoring Maria Mitchell with a really cool Doodle that shows the first American professional female astronomer using a telescope to look to the sky – presumably in hunt for “Miss Mitchell’s Comet,” which she would discover in …

Edward Snowden Granted Temporary Asylum In Russia Edward Snowden Granted Temporary Asylum In Russia

In early June, Edward Snowden revealed to the world that he was the whistleblower behind a series of leaked documents that detailed the NSA’s surveillance programs. Since then, he’s been stuck in the transit area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. He’s …

Monica Lewinsky: Tape Surfaces Of Her Begging Clinton To Meet
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Monica Lewinsky was certainly a tenacious girl when she found something she wanted, whether it was a political career or a relationship with one of the most powerful men in the world. After her relationship with Bill Clinton was exposed …

PC Manufacturers Are Jumping Headfirst Into Wearable Computing PC Manufacturers Are Jumping Headfirst Into Wearable Computing

The PC market is on the decline, that much is clear. After a disappointing holiday season, sales of desktop PCs and notebooks have continued to decline throughout 2013. Now, with PC manufacturers staring down the barrel of obsolescence, many of …

Imgur App For iPhone And iPad Finally Launched Imgur App For iPhone And iPad Finally Launched

Imgur announced today that it has launched its long-awaited iOS app, following the launch of its first mobile app for Android in June. The iOS app was reportedly being held up by Apple for a bit, but it’s here now. …

Pinterest Launches Price Drop Notifications, Will Email You When Your Pins Get Cheaper Pinterest Launches Price Drop Notifications, Will Email You When Your Pins Get Cheaper

Pinterest is about to make shopaholics very happy. Today, the social networking site announced that they will now be monitoring price drops on products and notifying users of this via email. Back in May, Pinterest introduced what they called “more …

Netflix User Profiles Officially Launched Netflix User Profiles Officially Launched
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After testing the feature for months (at least), Netflix has now officially announced the launch of user profiles. You can now create profiles for up to five people. You can customize profiles with various available icons, or connect it to …